Magellan has announced their first Android-based personal navigation device (PND), the 5″ Magellan RoadMate 5430T-LM. Previous RoadMates have used Windows CE as the underlying operating system. read more
The Consumer Electronics Show has taken over Las Vegas this week, resulting in a bevy of GPS-related announcements. In addition to the individual posts I’ve written, here are some odds and ends that may be of interest to GPS Tracklog readers… read more
UPDATE: I’ve added links to the product pages on Garmin’s website.
Garmin has updated their free Garmin Connect website to appeal even more to fitness buffs, although they do say it is now compatible with Garmin Approach golf devices as well (and the new vivofit fitness tracker too). read more
UPDATE 2: The Android and Windows apps do not have a nuvi-like interface.
This is probably the strangest Garmin announcement of the day, so I’m just going to quote the entire HUD+ section of the news release before I delve into what it means… read more
UPDATED with product links.
UPDATE 2: Here’s our hands on review of the Dash Cam 20.
Garmin has announced the Dash Cam 10 and Dash Cam 20, high-definition cameras that mount to your windshield giving you a continuously recorded, wide-angle, high-definition video of all your road warrior exploits. read more
Looks like Magellan wants to get into the dash cam act too, albeit with a twist. Rather than a standalone unit like the one announced by Garmin this morning, Magellan has opted to add one to a PND, the RoadMate 6230T-LM PND DashCam. read more
Magellan has announced the 7″ RoadMate RV9490T-LMB, which offers live weather and gas prices via a Bluetooth connection to a smartphone. Information can also be preloaded via WiFi. read more
UPDATE: I’ve added the above image, plus several screen shots at the end of this post.
The US will finally get the new TomTom GO series, perhaps within a year of when they were announced for Europe. The company still hasn’t released model numbers, saying “more details, pricing and availability will be announced closer to the launch date late Q1 2014.” read more